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Bunche Beach (Ft Myers, Lee) update

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  • Charlie Ewell
    All, The Long-billed Curlew continues at Bunche Beach in south Ft Myers (Lee County) as of this past weekend (26-27 July). Hundreds of shorebirds are now
    Message 1 of 1 , Jul 29, 2008
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      All,

       

      The Long-billed Curlew continues at Bunche Beach in south Ft Myers ( Lee County ) as of this past weekend (26-27 July).  Hundreds of shorebirds are now present along the beach portion that you can walk, and thousands of shorebirds, larids, waders etc. are present beyond the two creeks that border each end of the beach.  Species seen from the beach:

       

      Wilson’s Plover

      Semipalmated Plover

      Black-bellied Plover

      Long-billed Curlew

      Willet

      Short-billed Dowitcher

      Ruddy Turnstone

      Sanderling (seen Wednesday)

      Western Sandpiper

      Least Sandpiper

      Spotted Sandpiper (seen Wednesday)

      Least Tern

      Royal Tern

      Sandwich Tern

      Black Skimmer

      Laughing Gull

      Roseate Spoonbill

      Wood Stork

      Great Egret

      Snowy Egret

      Tri-colored Heron

      Little Blue Heron

      Great Blue Heron

      White Ibis

      Magnificent Frigatebird

      Brown Pelican

      Double-crested Cormorant

      Osprey

      Turkey Vulture

      Mourning Dove

       

       

       

       

      Charlie Ewell

      Cape Coral, FL

      anhinga42@...

       

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